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National Book Festival

At the 2015 National Book Festival

Rachel Renee Russell is an attorney who prefers writing tween books to legal briefs (mainly because books are a lot more fun and pajamas and bunny slippers aren’t allowed in court.) Her hobbies include growing purple flowers and doing totally useless crafts (like, for example, making a microwave oven out of Popsicle sticks, glue and glitter). She is the author of the popular Dork Diaries series, and her latest book is “Dork Diaries 4: Tales from a Not-So-Graceful Ice Princess” (Aladdin/Simon & Schuster).

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Rachel Renee Russell

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